Geographic Tools Final Test
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by Shannon Olander
| 18 Questions
1
1 pt
Latitude lines run...
horizontal
verticle
C
D
2
1 pt
Longitude lines run...
horizontal
verticle
C
D
3
1 pt
The 0 degree line of latitude is the ____________.
Equator
International Date Line
Prime Meridian
Contour Line
4
1 pt
This line measures 0 degrees longitude.
Equator
Meridians
International Date Line
Prime Meridian
5
1 pt
A _______________ is exactly half of the Earth.
Equator
Tropic of Cancer
Hemisphere
Arctic Circle
6
1 pt
Which answer shows all the Intermediate Directions?
South, North, East, West
Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest
North, Northeast, Northwest
South, Southeast, Southwest
7
1 pt
What is a map scale?
a tool to measure distance
a tool to tell direction
a tool to tell what the map is about
D
8
1 pt
A scale model of the Earth is called...
a physical map
a political map
a globe
a bar scale
9
1 pt
Explains what the symbols on a map represent
bar scale
compass rose
map key/legend
parallels
10
1 pt
One characteristic of a physical map is...
Shows the different climates in the world
Shows how people have divided up the Earth's surface
Shows important natural, physical features such as mountains, elevations, rivers, and lakes
Shows how many people live an area
11
1 pt
True or false: A political map will show the boundaries of each state/country.
True
False
C
D
12
1 pt
The art of making maps is called...
photography
biography
cartography
geography
13
1 pt
Lines of latitude and longitude make up the....
compass
legend
scale
geographic grid
14
1 pt
Which map feature tells the subject of the map?
legend
scale
title
D
15
1 pt
Describes the exact location of a place on earth
Cardinal directions
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Intermediate Directions
16
1 pt
Which city is closest to the Equator?
Moscow
Quinto
Cape Town
Brisbane
17
1 pt
What is the approximate location of Kinshasa?
5 North, 15 West
5 South, 15 West
5 North, 15 East
5 South, 15 East
18
1 pt
Which city is located about the same longitude as Quinto?
Kinshasa
Toronto
Buenos Aires
Dallas
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